Watch and Learn
A quick tour of the what, why, and how of an annotated bibliography. Created to support information literacy instruction at Lincoln Memorial University.
If you do not see the video, please click on the link to view it in a new window or tab (you will leave this page):Annotated Bibliography
Top Tips for Writing an Annotation
Here's a 1-2-3 step system for writing an annotation:
Fill in the blank: This source (article/book/website) is about ___________.
Say it out loud as if you're trying to explain it to someone, then write in out in no more than four sentences.
The author wrote this source for ________.
Write one sentence describing the intended audience.
- I am confident this is a credible source because _________________________________.
Enhance your Learning
It's that time of the semester -- papers and other types of research are being assigned. This video will explore a research assignment you might not be familiar with: the annotated bibliography.
If you do not see the video, please click on the link to view it in a new window or tab (you will leave this page):Research Therapy: What's an Annotated Bibliography?
Enhance your Wellness
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